Shares of Hind Rectifiers jumped 15% on Friday after it started commercial production at its Sinnar, Maharashtra state manufacturing facility.
The company, which manufactures rectifier equipment and semiconductor devices, has built an area of about 12,900 square meters at the Sinnar factory. These new lines at Sinnar will start to yield benefits in 2023-24, the company said in a bourse filing.
The company is focusing on expanding this product range by developing new products in-house, which it says is in line with its goal of generating additional revenue and raising profits.
In Q3FY23, the company’s operating revenue rose 3% YoY (YoY) to Rs 97 crore compared to Rs 78 crore in September 2022 quarter. However, the company’s net profit soared 85% to Rs 2.42 crore. The company reported a net loss of Rs 4.06 crore for the September quarter.
Revenue fell 8% year-on-year to Rs 248 crore in the nine months. The company also posted a net loss of Rs 3.9 crore for the nine months to December 2022, compared to a profit of Rs 6.2 crore reported in December 2021.
The company’s shares have risen 3% in the last month and 11% over the past six months. The stock was up 14.95% at Rs 225.65 per share at 10:15 am, while the benchmark Nifty was down 1.12% at 17,392.10.